OF ALL VEGETABLE OILS, PALM is probably the most unlucky with a reputation. Surely you heard that the use of palm oil is almost the main cause of cardiovascular diseases, malignant tumors, as well as the basis of “toxins” in the body and a real “poison” for children. As usual, the horrors are exaggerated, although palm oil should not be the basis of the diet. We understand what kind of product it is.
Where did it come from
Palm oil is produced from the fruits of oil palm, which grows in regions with a humid tropical climate. The tree bears fruit four times a year, fruits the size of a plum are collected in a brush – in one there can be up to eight hundred pieces. They contain fatty oil – just the one that got the name palm. Thanks to Continue reading
AROUND VEGETARIANISM AND MORE CATEGORIC VEGANITY, disputes continue: while some people consciously refuse meat or animal products for ethical reasons, others condemn this choice. We have already tried to figure out whether it is worth giving up meat for health reasons, and now we have decided to study the question from the other side: what is more beneficial for nature – to refuse meat or not, to buy leather things instead of clothes made from synthetic materials, or vice versa?
Choosing dinner, we rarely think about how it affects the planet – but it would be worth it. We all understand that the rejection of meat, fish and poultry is more humane in relation to animals – but the impact of our diet on the environment is more complicated. Livestock really does a stronger blow to Continue reading
MANY OF US BY TIME are overwhelmed by EXCESSIVE ANXIETY about what we eat. Someone regularly picks out yolks from eggs cooked for breakfast, someone decides to completely abandon products containing sugar, and someone is sure that animal fats can cause all diseases at once. Of course, everyone has the right to decide what is best for his body, but sometimes such concern develops into paranoia, when the most harmless snack precedes a scrupulous study of how beneficial its health is to every component.
This eating disorder is called orthorexia – an obsessive desire for a healthy and proper diet, which leads to significant restrictions on the choice of products. This anxiety often concerns not only the composition of Continue reading